Edward Shelganov was born in Leningrad in 1971. He started to make movies in 1992 togetherwith graduates of B. Yukhanov’s school, participated in various festivals of experimentalcinema, he received the “gold” medal at the international festival of experimental cinema inLuga. In 1992 he entered St. Petersburg State University of Cinema and Television on the courseof professor S. Aranovich and graduated in 1997. With his graduation work he participated in the“Festival of Festivals” 1997, in A.Sokurov’s program “Island” 1997 and with the selection offilm works in “Cinema-Phantom” 2000. At the present time he is working in video art.